Perioperative Inventory Specialist-Perioperative Admin
Perioperative Inventory Specialist - Perioperative Admin
Schedule: Part-time; (Benefits Eligible)
Hours: 20 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 6:00am-11:00am
The Perioperative Inventory Specialist is responsible for ordering, breaking down and stocking supplies in the perioperative area. The Inventory Specialist works with the Perioperative Managers and Surgical Specialty Leaders to identify supply/inventory improvement opportunities. When requested, the Inventory Specialist processes instrument and equipment repair requests. In addition to providing an organized and clean environment, the Inventory Specialist is responsible for maintaining a database of inventory items. This position requires a self-assured, well organized person with leadership ability. The Inventory Specialist provides optimum customer service to all perioperative departments requiring supplies and/or equipment.
700 Children's Hospital
Columbu, OH 43205
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Performs 'par level' restocking functions for perioperative supplies. Establish/monitor/adjust as required.
Orders, breaks-down and stocks supplies in collaboration with Perioperative Managers and Specialty Leaders.
Maintains a current inventory database.
Identifies ways to improve inventory structure and reduce inventory costs. Implements changes once approval for suggestions is obtained.
Maintains a clean, neat environment.
Uses proper inventory management skills such as rotating stock, checking for outdated materials, etc.
Communicates with the Purchasing Department to ensure proper delivery, and communicates information on backorder items.
Assists with department product/equipment trials.
Processes instrument and equipment repair requests where required.
Act as liaison between perioperative areas and the Supply Chain operations function of the Hospital.
Identifies problems and issues and resolves in a timely manner.
Supports teamwork environment embracing cross-functional collaboration.
Commits to a value for customer service.
Establishes and maintains appropriate professional and ethical relationships with vendor representatives.
Works in EPIC to ensure bill only requisitions are complete and processes accordingly. Improves charge capture through the addition of items in Lawson.
Develops and evaluates policies/procedures/standards, implementing enhancements and/or new systems.
Leads inventory management-based projects where required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
High school graduate.
Experience in a healthcare setting highly preferred; Perioperative Services desired.
Ability to understand and apply inventory management skills.
High level of initiative, self-direction and accountability for actions required.
Strong organizational skills required to evaluate existing policies/procedures/standards and to develop/implement enhancements and/or new systems.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:
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